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              Books by Professor of German Jack Zipes

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              Beautiful Angiola: The Lost Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Laura Gonzenbach
               

              Beautiful Angiola: The Lost Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Laura Gonzenbach (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              Edited by Zipes, Jack; By Gonzenbach, Laur; Gozenbach, Laura; Edited by Zipes, Professor of German Jack; Illustrated by Rock, Joellyn

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              Jack Zipes has uncovered this neglected treasure trove, a 19th-century collection of Sicilian folk and fairy tales. Like the Grimm brothers before her, Laura Gonzenbach, a talented Swiss-German born in Sicily, set out to gather up the tales told and retold among the peasants.

              ISBN 9780415968089
              Released AU 4 Sep 2003
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age Children
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              The Cloak of Dreams: Chinese Fairy Tales
               

              The Cloak of Dreams: Chinese Fairy Tales (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Balazs, Bela; Edited and translated by Zipes, Jack David; Illustrated by Lydes, Mariette; Translated by Zipes, Professor of German Jack

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              A man is changed into a flea and must bring his future parents together in order to become human again. A woman convinces a river god to cure her sick son, but the remedy has mixed consequences. A young man must choose whether to be close to his wife's soul or body. And two deaf ...mutes transcend their physical existence in the garden of dreams. Strange and fantastical, these fairy tales of Bela Balazs (1884-1949), Hungarian writer, film critic, and famous librettist of Bluebeard's Castle, reflect his profound interest in friendship, alienation, and Taoist philosophy. Translated and introduced by Jack Zipes, one of the world's leading authorities on fairy tales, The Cloak of Dreams brings together sixteen of Balazs's unique and haunting stories. Written in 1921, these fairy tales were originally published with twenty images drawn in the Chinese style by painter Mariette Lydis, and this new edition includes a selection of Lydis's brilliant illustrations. Together, the tales and pictures accentuate the motifs and themes that run throughout Balazs's work: wandering protagonists, mysterious woods and mountains, solitude, and magical transformation. His fairy tales express our deepest desires and the hope that, even in the midst of tragedy, we can transcend our difficulties and forge our own destinies. Unusual, wondrous fairy tales that examine the world's cruelties and twists of fate, The Cloak of Dreams will entertain, startle, and intrigue.
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              ISBN 9780691162331
              Released AU 15 Jan 2013
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Oddly Modern Fairy Tales
              Language (English)
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